... Tsonga: pin. Introduction The Tsonga are a diverse people, generally including the Shangaan, Thonga, Tonga, and several smaller ethnic groups. Both Northern Sotho and Sesotho derive from the Setswana language and the people speaking these languages are an offshoot of the Tswana people. Abanye bathi, cha, uNgwenya kwakungomunye wamadodana kaMntimande. Ubabamkhulu ka-Mntimande kuthiwa kwakungu-Madonsela ozalwa ngu-Kunene. Well-Known VaRhonga - Fany Mpfumo (Musician) - Shakes Mashaba (Football coach) - Herman Mashaba (Entrepreneur) - Daniel „M.D.‟ Shirinda (Xitsonga musician) Example Clan Praise The following is an example of family praise poetry (Xitlhokovetselo/Xiphato) of the Xirinda tribe, cited from Wakahina.co.za (2016): 38. To call Tsonga people Amashangana is an insult to the ancestors of Tsonga people who fell victim of Soshangane the warlord. bafokeng clan praises. Umlando wakwaNgwenya – History of the Ngwenya Clan. The Tswana (Tswana: Batswana, singular Motswana) are a Bantu-speaking ethnic group who are native to Southern Africa.The Tswana language is a member of Sotho-Tswana language group which belongs to the Bantu language family group. Screen Africa Digital Magazine July 2013 by Sun Circle Publishers Our History BBM Logo Description: pin. Umlando wabantu bakwaNgwenya asikawutholi kahle. pin. The arrival of Soshangane in Mozambique did not change the Tsonga identity. The Tsonga-speaking person who is possessed by either Ngoni or Ndau spirits or both, tend to be also possessed by Vatsende spirits which spoke Tsonga. Ndabezitha is the one of the praise and respect words used when the Zulus and other Ngunis want to acknowledge loyalty to a Nguni royalty. Rain Queen - Wikipedia History of the Rain Queens[edit] pin. This document is part of a series in the Digital Tsonga Productions research project. For a Tsonga community to trace their roots, they have to understand their history against the backdrop of Soshangane. Hi sweswo swivongo swa Xitsonga LIKE lok u vona Xivongo xa wena kumbe COMMENT hi Xivongo xa wena lok kur hava eka nongonoko wa Swivogo leswi nga … Kunabantu abathi indabuko yabo ikubeSuthu, bafikela kwabakwaKunene. Q2: Who came first; is it the Swazi speaking or Tsonga speaking part of the clan? Just as in English one would say, 'your majesty or his royal majesty or your royal majesty' to their king, in Zulu and other nguni words you use the praise word ndabezitha.The word is a contraction of indaba yezitha literally meaning 'matter of the enemies' It is an analysis of the historical movements and cultural significance of the Vatsonga people of Southern Africa. By the way that is the Shangaan and not Xhosa spelling of this clan name. 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